Reviews of Call Him Mac:

New book explores early life of Arizona statesman Ernest W. “Mac” McFarland, Alfredo Araiza, Arizona Daily Star, January 27, 2019

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March 30, 2019: 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill – Florence, AZ

Join the McFarland State Historic Park,  Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, American Legion Post 9 and the Town of Florence for a special event to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the GI Bill and the accomplishments of Ernest W. “Mac”  McFarland.

The event starts at 10:00AM with a military parade; a ceremony follows at Padilla Park, 440 Main St, from 11:00AM12:30PM; and light refreshments will be served at McFarland State Historic Park, 24 W. Ruggles St.

That afternoon, the Greater Florence Woman’s Club will be open as an old-style USO Club, 231 Willow St.

Proceeds from the event will go to American Legion Post 9, to be divided between their charitable programs and the construction of a town Veteran’s Memorial.

For information or to sponsor, please call (520) 868-4496 or (520) 868-9433. Facebook event link here.